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Those kids grow up to be Batman-style superheroes.
The kids who were home-invaded are pretty much average ordinary people. Though their parents are dead, they never forget the hero that saved them from the same fate. They would want to be just like him one day. They would be to David Dunn what Batman would be to Superman.

Joseph will get superpowers.
Because he only has half of David's genes, he would get some powers but not all of them.
  • Or, he may get a different set of powers, considering that he has half the genes.

David has Superspeed.
One of the things that was talked about alot in the film, was David's reputation as a former football player. To be a great football player, you'd need strength, speed and endurance. Since David was considered a star player and has been proven to have strength and invulnerability. Maybe he's a fast runner too thanks to his strength.

David was abducted by aliens like those in Signs.
Their experimentation gave him his powers, which is why he reacts badly to water.

Elijah Price can see the future in some way.
At the end of the movie, it's revealed that Elijah has been causing accidents to find someone invincible, someone that would be his opposite - a hero. Elijah tells David that he is David's archenemy - in a way - and that they should have know because he is David's opposite. Okay. Now, if David
is invincible, super strong and can see people's pasts, then it makes sense that Elijah is weak, has brittle bones, and can see the future. That may even be part of why Elijah was trying so hard to find a hero - he knew that there was a person that was destined to do these great heroic things and change the world, but he had to cause it in the first place. On the other side, he might have known a great evil was coming, and that a hero would need to fight it.

There will be an eventual Rogues Gallery
Since we now know that this movie and Split are set in the same universe, and there's a sequel coming out in 2019 (titled Glass), then as a superhero David is bound to get more and more foes to fight. For instance, "The Horde," the villain from Split, will prove to be The Dragon to Mr. Glass, and other villainous characters will likewise join forces with them. Alternatively, the wider Unbreakable-verse consists of every film Shyamalan has made to date, and characters from those films will show up and form a proper Rogues Gallery for David—as just a few examples, a plant-creature, an identity-impersonator, a mystical creature, and "Those We Don't Speak Of"

Alternatively, the Rogues Gallery will be comprised of the other criminals that David detected using his touch based extrasensory perception.
Maybe the others he detected in the first film before finding the Orange Man.

Unbreakable and Split share the same universe as The Sixth Sense.
Now, it seems rather implausible, considering Unbreakable and Split (as well as the upcoming Glass) all take place in a comic book style universe. However, even iconic universes created by DC and Marvel even have supernatural heroes (being supernaturally powered, have magic abilities or are in tune with the supernatural around them). Ghost Rider (Marvel), Doctor Stephen Strange (Marvel), John Constantine (DC) and Zatanna (DC) are proof of this. It could be possible that Cole Sear is actually a super himself, and his super ability is to see ghosts, who help him find clues to the crimes they were victims of (this would explain his big "hero" moment where Cole goes to Kyra Collins' funeral, following her ghost and finding the tape that exposes Kyra was purposefully being poisoned by the mother, exposing the crime that killed her). Essentially, he is a super with supernatural abilities as well, but unlike David, his abilities is that of seeing ghosts.

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